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 Your daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:

  • Angola, all ports – Permission given for development of oil field
  • United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Vertical clearance of Huey P. Long Bridge
  • Bunker Update – GAC MARKET PRICE UPDATE 01/08/12

DATE: August 01, 2012 – COUNTRY: Angola – PORT: all ports – Permission given for development of oil field

Congo and Angola have given permission for the development of the “Lianzi” oil field. The benefits of the new field will be shared 50/50 between the two countries.
Oil company Chevron will be allowed to start its investment in the oil field, which is estimated to hold a potential 70 million bbls of oil.
Other operators are also working on this project, namely the national oil majors of Congo (SNPC) and of Angola (Sonangol) as well as Total and ENI.
For information about operations in Angola contact GAC Angola at angola@gac.com

DATE: August 01, 2012 – COUNTRY: United States – PORT: Mississippi River, Louisiana – Vertical clearance of Huey P. Long Bridge 

KMTC will conduct work on the main navigational channel of Mississippi River from 6 to 11 August, reducing the vertical clearance of the Huey P. Long Bridge to 130 feet minus the Carrollton Gage.
6-7 August: the horizontal clearance between both platforms will be 615 ft.
8 August: the horizontal clearance between both platforms will be 350 ft.
9-11 August: the horizontal clearance between the platforms and Pier 1 will be 615 ft.
KMTC will require a Minimum Wake 7am through 7pm, Monday through Saturday.
Air draft is defined as the maximum vertical height of a vessel reported in feet when it will reach the Huey P. Long Bridge site at MM 106 AHP.
The moveable platforms reduce the vertical clearance of the Huey P. Long Bridge to 130 feet minus the Carrollton Gage.
For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com

DATE: August 01, 2012 – Bunker-  Update: GAC MARKET PRICE UPDATE 

Middle East
Qatar  IFO380: 0 IFO180:  0 MDO: 0 MGO: 925
Salalah  IFO380:  685 IFO180: 715 MDO: 0 MGO: 1120
Indian Subcontinent
Mumbai IFO380: 643.5 IFO180:  658 MDO: 0 MGO: 1077

Egypt & Mediterranean
Istanbul  IFO380: 627.5 IFO180:  644.5 MDO: 0 MGO: 940.5
Malta LS  IFO380:  707.5 IFO180:  734.5 MDO: 0 MGO: 925.5

Europe & Africa
Durban IFO380: 0 IFO180:  643.5 MDO: 1115.5 MGO: 0

Americas 
Rio de Janeiro  IFO380:  630.5 IFO180: 654 MDO: 0 MGO: 985

Asia Pacific 
Busan  IFO380: 640 IFO180:  655 MDO: 920 MGO: 930
Hong Kong  IFO380:  645.5 IFO180:  658 MDO: 917.5 MGO: 920.5
Kaohsiung  IFO380: 678 IFO180:  690 MDO: 950 MGO: 965
Shanghai IFO380:  633.5 IFO180: 646 MDO: 0 MGO: 1040
Singapore  IFO380: 636.5 IFO180:  649 MDO: 944.5 MGO: 949.5

For any questions relating to the above or any otherbunkering matters, contact GAC Bunker Fuels on Tel +44-20-8749 7355 (24 hours) or by e-mail: bunker.gb@gac.com bunker.ae@gac.com bunker.sa@gac.com bunker.sg@gac.com bunker.eg@gac.com

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